Three make the grade
"In the entire public school system in Camden last year, only three students graduated college ready."
Rate's been even lower
"Today, our unemployment rate is 7.8 percent. That is the lowest in five years."
Accurate for degrees started in 2004
"What do Rutgers University, Kean University, Montclair State University, New Jersey City University, Stockton College, Rowan University and William Paterson all have in common? They all graduate less than 50 percent of their students within four years."
Jobs picture isn't all bad
Says New Jersey has "the highest unemployment rate in the region" and "stagnant job growth."
Old sound bite
"This governor has given us continual balanced budgets without raising taxes."
Dedicated to all bridge users
"The fact that one town has three lanes dedicated to it, that kind of gets me sauced."
"We pay among the highest tolls in the nation for the privilege of crossing that bridge."
Rounding up, but right
Says New Jersey has gained "143,000 new private-sector jobs."
Funding's the highest
"In fact, there’s more state funding for education today than any other time."
Getting by with a little help from your legislative friends
Says Barbara Buono "voted to raise her own pay 40 percent."
Property taxes have increased
"Property taxes have increased 20 percent under four years of Chris Christie."
Budget actions have taxing consequences
Chris Christie "has not increased the taxes on anyone."
"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."
History in the making?
"I would be the first Republican senator elected in New Jersey in 41 years."
Tuition at Rutgers has increased 10 percent since Gov. Chris Christie took office because he "cut funding for higher education."
UPDATE: By any other measure
Newark is "now home to one-third of all commercial and multi-family development."
A still-painful cut
"Trenton politicians cut $1.3 billion from education."
Reading between the lines?
Says Cory Booker "supports late-term and partial-birth abortion and opposes safety regulations."
An incomplete picture
Says under Mayor Cory Booker, Newark has seen "violent crime up five years in a row, murder up five years in a row."
Poll numbers hit the bullseye
"Polls show that 96 percent of New Jerseyans – and 95 percent of gun households in the state – support expanding background checks to keep guns away from those who shouldn’t have them."
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